The discussions on the evening will be moderated by the GEN Co-chairs, Caroline Stanley and Niall Ó Brolchán and joined by:
Hildegarde Naughton, TD, Minister for International Transport & Logistics
Senator Alice-Mary Higgins
Sadhbh O'Neill, Friends of the Irish Environment
Speakers will give an overview on the Climate Bill 2020 identifying strengths, weaknesses and the actions needed to ensure that this is a Bill of substance.
If you have a question you would like considered please contact firstname.lastname@example.org using Climate Bill Nov 9th Questions in the subject line.
The National Transport Authority (NTA) have created a survey on Accessibility on Public Transport and are asking you to help to provide feedback on how accessible you find the public transport system in your own area. Help the NTA hear people’s views and concerns filling the survey out online or by emailing or posting it before Thursday, December 3, 2020.
There are three ways you can complete the survey:
• You can fill in the survey online (using the link https://bit.ly/2HZiD6J )
• You can type in your answers to the Word document or editable PDF and email it to email@example.com
• You can print out the survey and return it by post to: Transport Accessibility Manager, Dún Scéine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane, Dublin 2, D02 WT20.
If you would like someone to assist you over the phone to complete the survey, you can ring 01 879 8300 and request a call from Accessibility. Oterwise you could email your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org and they can arrange this for you.
Housing and Social Inclusion SPC Meeting 27th November 2020 REMINDER
A meeting of the Housing and Social Inclusion SPC Meeting will be held on Friday 27th November.
If you wish to submit any appropriate suggestions for consideration for any of the upcoming meetings please contact email@example.com. Read more here.
Have you found your TRIBE? Inaugural TRIBES Youth Arts Festival online
All digital, all free!
7 + 8 November 2020
TRIBES is a Youth Arts Festival, aiming to connect young people in Galway, through creativity. Have you always wanted to try a dance class or acting but were too embarrassed to go, or couldn’t find anyone else to go with? Are you interested in how to create a community through business? Do you want to see a film made by young people that won the biggest art prize in France?
From 11am on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November, TRIBES will have a range of free online activities for young people to participate in. Specifically programmed with young people in mind, the overall programme focuses on movement, trying out new things and the connection between mental and physical health.
6pm Un Film Dramatique by Éric Baudelaire and students from Seine-Saint-Denis, France.
TO SIGN UP:All events are online and FREE but booking is necessary.
Please message TRIBES Youth Arts Festival via Instagram or Facebook, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will be sent a link to Zoom and a timetable.
Please follow TRIBES Youth Arts Festival on Instagram: tribes_youth_arts AND Facebook to see the full programme.
Ageing Voices Singing Groups Are Critical to Communities
Sing Ireland, the national singing development agency and Creative Aging International, are developing Ageing Voices to encourage singing for health and well-being amongst adults, whether they live in the community or in care.
You are invited to attend four free lunchtime panel conversations online, from 1-2pm, Monday 9th to Thursday 12th November.
Tuesday 10th:“Special Interest Choirs” friendly to and made with people living with conditions like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's Register here
Wednesday 11th:“Community Connections” where cultural leadership connect organisations in pursuit of community care Register here
Thursday 12th:“Singing For Care” shares examples of singing in healthcare settings Register here
Find more details here or click through each link above to register for the session you wish to attend.The discussions will celebrate and explore topics like ageing, health, social care, wellbeing and its connection with group singing and are open for musicians, carers, health care teams working with older people, and everyone lucky to be ageing with a love of singing.
Each features accessible expertise made from practical experience. They showcase great examples of singing groups for ageing voices, care and well-being and highlight tools and training opportunities.
Virtual Coffee Morning for Charity Trustees November 16th, 8.30am
Join Carmichael's CEO, Diarmaid Ó Corrbuí, and Carmichael's Training Manager, Derek O’Reilly, on November 16th at 8.30am to share the experiences, challenges & benefits of being a Charity Trustee and discuss the events happening over Charity Trustees' Week.
The Chartered Governance Institute Webinar 18th November
On 18th November, Carmichael and the Chartered Governance Institute have teamed up to deliver The Chartered Governance Institute Webinar on delivering positive change, demonstrating sound management, improving public trust and confidence, welcoming accountability and generating sustainable support. Register here.
Galway Volunteer will review this information with the aim of including it in a special section of their website and also share it on their social media channels, to get the information out as widely as possible.
If you have any further questions about this, please don't hesitate to contact Donncha Foley on 087 1353546.
The Galway Cheshire Times, a collection of creative writing from the Residents of Galway Cheshire, in now online at the link here. The magazine is a collection of creative writing from the Residents of Galway Cheshire. The contributors write about what gives them hope. They outline their challenges and dreams, through the sharing of photos, stories, affirmations, poems and articles. The magazine aims to inspire others to keep the heart warm and hope alive during these difficult times.
As part of the ongoing work of the Galway City Community Response Forum, Galway City Community Network and Galway City Council have developed a map of the COVID-19 related responses, activities and services available to people in Galway City.
The map is publicly available and can be used as a useful information resource both for individuals made vulnerable by COVID-19 and by organisations or agencies that need to know where they may refer their clients to for support.